How To Save $500 This Year When You Compare Food Prices

How To Save $500 This Year When You Compare Food Prices

It may sound shocking to hear that you can save $500 this year when you simply compare food prices. But the best news is that you can save that much without even cutting any coupons! That notion may seem odd coming from me, a hard-core couponer, right? Yes, I know....
How To Get Free or Cheap Movie Tickets

How To Get Free or Cheap Movie Tickets

Who doesn’t love a trip to the movies? Whether there’s a new movie out that you’ve been anxious to see, or the idea of a bucket of buttery popcorn that gets you into the door, movies can feel like a little slice of heaven. The thing that’s not so heavenly about movies...
Secret Ways To Save Money At Dollar General

Secret Ways To Save Money At Dollar General

Dollar General is one of those stores that can be a treasure trove for great Dollar General deals. You just have to know the Dollar General secret savings for scoring those deals. A lot of coupon success depends on the individual store, even the individual store...
How to Save Money on Meat

How to Save Money on Meat

One question we get asked frequently is “How can I save money on meat?” Meat is one of the most expensive items we buy at the grocery store and coupons for meat are rare. But you can save money on meat and never pay full price for it again! Because saving doesn't...
Trim Your Cell Phone Bill

Trim Your Cell Phone Bill

Remember when cell phones used to be simple flip phones that you could fit in your pocket? Now, it is rare to see someone who is not carrying a smartphone in their pocket, if it will even fit in their pocket. Cell phone bills have gone through the roof over the past...
How To Stick To Your Budget

How To Stick To Your Budget

Creating a budget breakdown and sticking to a budget was and is by far the hardest part of gaining control of your finances. For us, we spent so much money outside of our budget that we ended up carrying balances on our credit cards. And then paying them off using...
What It Really Means To Be Frugal

What It Really Means To Be Frugal

Frugality is often confused with being poor or cheap and spending only the minimum. But I've found that living a frugal life isn't about sacrificing and feeling deprived. Being frugal is learning to live smarter so that you can afford to live the life you want. It's...
No Spend Activities For Girl’s Weekend

No Spend Activities For Girl’s Weekend

Whether you see each other every day or haven’t seen each other for months, having a weekend with your girlfriends is a must no matter how busy you are. Just think about the idea of having your husband watch the kids for a weekend, no grocery shopping to do, and all...
How To Afford Travel Even When You’re In Debt

How To Afford Travel Even When You’re In Debt

You may be looking at your budget and feel like all your money is going toward paying bills. Sure paying your mortgage, student loans, car loans, and credit cards are all necessary payments, but if you are in debt, it can feel like all you’ll do with your money is put...
How Simplifying Your Month Can Save You Money

How Simplifying Your Month Can Save You Money

Less than half of all households don’t have at least three month’s worth of savings. Out of all the homes that don’t, 89% are employed, and 25% make incomes between $56,000 to $91,000 each year! Is it time for living simply? I can tell you there is never a bad time to...
How No Spending Month Challenges Can Reduce Stress

How No Spending Month Challenges Can Reduce Stress

A no spending month might sound like more hassle than it’s worth. If you have a difficult time controlling your spending, a no spend month challenge might sound like setting yourself up to fail. One of the biggest reasons most people won’t do it is because they’re too...
How Giving More Can Help You Get Out Of Debt Quicker

How Giving More Can Help You Get Out Of Debt Quicker

Being in debt can make it feel like you are pushing along without the means to help others or giving to the poor. And it becomes even more apparent when the holidays come around because that's when it feels like every organization and person you meet is looking for...
4 Sneaky Mistakes To Avoid When Trying To Get Out Of Debt

4 Sneaky Mistakes To Avoid When Trying To Get Out Of Debt

Paying off debt can be an incredible life changer. No more worry about having enough money at the end of the month. ​No more frustrating bills coming in the mail showing how much money you're spending on interest, and wasting, because you used someone else’s money....
How You Can Save $10,000 This Year

How You Can Save $10,000 This Year

What would you do if you had an extra $10,000 (ten grand) in your pocket today? Just think of what an additional $10,000 a year could do for your family. A few simple changes in your shopping habits can really add up to some BIG savings. Find out how to save Ten Grand...
How to Pay Off Debt When Living Paycheck to Paycheck

How to Pay Off Debt When Living Paycheck to Paycheck

If you are living paycheck to paycheck, it can be stressful just to make it to your next payday. If you are struggling to make end’s meet and pay the bills, then it feels like you'll never be able to afford to add debt payments into the mix. Adding debt to this...
How To Save BIG At Busch Gardens

How To Save BIG At Busch Gardens

Theme parks can get expensive quickly. Once you've scanned your tickets, the expenses just keep coming! While we are usually Disney fans, we decided to have a day of fun at Busch Gardens Tampa. The day was fantastic, without the expensive guilt trip. From your drinks...
Things You Should Always Buy At Drug Stores

Things You Should Always Buy At Drug Stores

The first thing you need to do to get the best deals at a drug store is to choose a 24 hour pharmacy. When I first started couponing I would meet up at a 24 hr pharmacy with a coupon buddy. We did this late, after the kids went to bed because I could leave them with...
How To Save Money On Gas

How To Save Money On Gas

Whether you're looking to save money on your next road trip, or just want to reduce your expenses, don't overlook your fuel costs. If you own a car, especially one that doesn't get very good gas mileage, then you know how much a full tank of gas can cost at the gas...
How To Live On One Income AND Pay Off Debt

How To Live On One Income AND Pay Off Debt

If you are living on one income, you might think you’ll never get out of debt. It is very possible to live on only one Income AND pay off debt too! Here's how to payoff debt and only live off one income! I used to read other stories of families who had paid off...
How to Treat Yourself Without Spending a Dime

How to Treat Yourself Without Spending a Dime

Between keeping up with the kids school and sporting functions, keeping our homes semi-neat, running errands, and cooking meals, and in my particular case, running a home business, it’s hard to take time to treat or spoil yourself. Take it from me, in...
Are These Poor Money Habits Making You Broke?

Are These Poor Money Habits Making You Broke?

We are all guilty of certain bad money habits. In fact, I am willing to bet that even if you are the most frugal person in the world, you are still guilty of at least one bad money habit. For me, it was too easy to use our credit card. Over just a short period we...
How To Stretch Your Cleaning Solutions To The Max

How To Stretch Your Cleaning Solutions To The Max

Every day there is something in our home that requires cleaning, and as a result, we use up a lot of cleaning solutions and supplies. Those dusters, wipes, and sprays cost a LOT and since they don't last forever it's a vicious cycle that can waste money. Here are some...